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1 million G-1s sold by TMobile

Android, Devices- Cellphones, Devices- iPhone, Google, Mobile phones April 27th, 2009

Information week is reporting that TMobile has sold 1 million G-1s in last 6 month. In comparison, Apple’s iPhone 3G sold 1 million units worldwide in its lauch weekend and possibly took about a month to sell 1 million units in the United States. Blackberry storm also reached 1 million mark in 3 months. ......continue reading

CNN Money’s review of Adobe’s Flash strategy for Smartphones

Desktop Flash Player, Devices- Cellphones, Devices- iPhone, Flash Enabled Devices, Flash Lite 3, Flash Lite ports, Mobile applications, Mobile phones, OS- Windows Mobile/CE, Wireless Carriers April 3rd, 2009

CNN Money published an article a while ago on how Adobe is lagging behind in mobile market and how it is becoming ‘irrelevent’ in mobile market. I’d like to argue is that the race has just begun and it remains to be seen who emerges winner. The reasons are as follows. ......continue reading

A $99 iPhone

Devices- Cellphones, Devices- iPhone, Mobile applications, Mobile phones February 10th, 2009

MSNBC is reporting that Apple may be working on a $99 iPhone. The phone will have limited features but will be identical to the current iPhone in terms of look and feel. Read the story here. ......continue reading

iPhone and Flash: Some more analysis

Devices- Cellphones, Devices- iPhone, Flash Enabled Devices, Flash Lite 3, Flash Lite ports, Mobile applications, Mobile phones, Operating Systems February 10th, 2009

Well- Adobe finally has admitted that onus is on them to create a version of Flash that runs on iPhone. In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Shantanu Narayan, CEO of Adobe said that the getting Flash to work successfully on iPhone is a hard technical challenge and they need to continue to put efforts to make it work. ......continue reading

Calsoft ports Flash Lite to Analog Devices Blackfin processor

Devices- Handheld, Devices- Set-top boxes, Devices- iPhone, Flash Lite 3, Flash Lite ports, OS- Embedded linux, Semiconductors January 14th, 2009

Calsoft Labs, an Adobe Flash Lite distributor has ported Flash Lite 3.1 to Analog Devices’s Blackfin processor. The Blackfin processor is a DSP chip targette towards the consumer and mobile market. The port is available for the BF 548 chip and runs on uCLinux OS. The port supports all the standard Flash Lite features, and runs on the reference board provided by Analog Devices. ......continue reading

Steve Jobs won’t be keynoting at last Macworld in 2009

Devices- Cellphones, Devices- iPhone December 17th, 2008

Apple is saying goodbye to the MacWorld conference. The conference is taking place in January in San Francisco’s Mascone Center. The conference apparently ‘no longer met its need’ according to Apple. Apple has traditionally announced its new products in MacWorld conference, but lately has been using other methods for that purpose. Steve Jobs will also not be presenting at the conference. The reason is not known, but some people suspect his health as a possible reason. Others are speculating that there is nothing new at Apple, and therefore Steve Job’s keynote won’t do any good to the company. ......continue reading

Palm introducing new OS: Nova

Android, Devices- Cellphones, Devices- iPhone, Google, Operating Systems December 16th, 2008

According the a recent press release in Information Week, Palm will be introducing a new operating system called Nova next month. The OS is supposed to be ‘ mobile internet centric’. I am not sure what that means, but my guess is that it will allow for faster internet downloads, better user experience and perhaps more internet friendly services. It is not known what device will support the OS either. If this is a completely redesigned OS, then Palm will be at great disadvantage if the existing applications don’t run. I guess we’ll have to wait and see. ......continue reading

Nokia’s N97: Real competition to iPhone

Devices- Cellphones, Devices- iPhone, Flash Enabled Devices, Flash Lite 3, Flash Lite ports, Mobile phones December 3rd, 2008

Nokia has unveiled its N97 phone.  The phone has  a 3.5-inch touch screen and a full QWERTY keyboard. Other specs include: ......continue reading

Apple sued over iPhone mobile browser

Browsers, Devices- Embedded, Devices- iPhone, Mobile phones November 25th, 2008

Fiercemobilecontent is reporting that a startup EMG Technology has filed a lawsuit against Apple, The lawsuite alleges that Apple is violating one of its patent in developing the mobile web browser. The article seems to suggest that the lawsuite has no merit, and will most likely will not go to far. ......continue reading

Intel to Apple: Use our processor so you can run Flash!

Devices- iPhone, Flash Enabled Devices, Processors- ARM, Semiconductors October 23rd, 2008

In a recent Intel Developer Conference at Taipei, Intel blamed Apple’s choice of ARM for not having Flash on iPhone.  Duh…. From the release: ......continue reading

Google Android phone coming on Sept 23?

Android, Devices- Cellphones, Devices- Embedded, Devices- iPhone, Operating Systems September 16th, 2008

Reuters is reporting that TMobile will offer first Android phone on Sept 23. The cell phones will be made by Taiwan’s High Tech Computer (HTC). From the press release: ......continue reading

Intel Atom making its way into iPhone?

Devices- Embedded, Devices- iPhone, Mobile applications, Mobile phones, Operating Systems, Semiconductors September 8th, 2008

I came accross this article on embedded.com, that talks about how Apple is close to signing a deal with Intel to use Atom in its next generation iPhones. Then I came accross several other reports that basically deny that anything is happening, and that Intel Germany head’s remarks that started thr rumors, have been interpreted incorrectly. ......continue reading

LiMo mobile linux takes on Nokia and Google

Android, Devices- Cellphones, Devices- iPhone, Mobile applications, Mobile phones, OS- Windows Mobile/CE, Operating Systems September 5th, 2008

Limo foundation, an open source Linux community for mobile phones has been doing well, and has just shipped 22nd mobilephone (Motorola Rokr EM30) with with Limo support. The foundation boasts 50 companies in its membership list, including heavyweights such as Motorola, Orange, NTT Docomo and Samsung. ......continue reading

iPhone password hack

Devices- Cellphones, Devices- iPhone, Flash Enabled Devices, Mobile applications, Mobile phones August 28th, 2008

Information week is reporting that iPhone suffers from password hack, and one can easily gain access to the entire iPhone. The way you do this is as follows: ......continue reading

Samsung Instinct holding well (despite Sprint loosing 900K subscribers)

Devices- Cellphones, Devices- iPhone, Flash Enabled Devices, Mobile applications, Wireless Carriers August 19th, 2008

Sprint execs are taking big pride in the fact that the Instict sales are going very well, and that such phone wil stop the loss of the customers they’ve been experiencing. News that Instinct has set a new record for cellphone sales have been surfacing for some time. Best Buy for example, has claimed that Instict has been all time best seller for the company overtaking Motorola Razr. Sprint themselves have been making press releases about how fast Instinct sales have been growing and how it has lead to shortage in some markets. ......continue reading